Snacks and Desserts

Recipe: Lemon Frosting With Essential Oils (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This lemon frosting is so easy to make and contains all natural ingredient that are actually healthy! You don't have to settle for chemical laden commercial frosting when you can make your own delicious glaze in 10 minutes! I am using lemon essential oil for… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Gut Healthy Butternut Squash Protein Cookies (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I usually have an abundance of winter squash already cooked in my refrigerator. Sometimes I have so much I have to come up with a way to use it up. Here is a fantastic cookie that is totally healthy! I love using collagen peptides (from… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Blueberry-Lemon Tart (SCD, GAPS) post image

In the middle of this icy cold winter, I had a sudden craving for something fresh and springlike. What could it be? Blueberries! It's hard to source organic blueberries in the middle of the winter so I used the frozen organic blueberries that I get… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Coconut Protein Bar (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This tropical protein bar has very simple ingredients like coconut, mango and collagen peptides – and is nut-free – hard to find in most store-bought snack bars! What I love about collagen peptides (from grassfed cows), is that you can mix it into almost anything… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo) post image

Some of the best things in life are simple. Here is a simple, cassava flour chocolate chip cookie that can satisfy any cookie lover (like myself). Now that we have moved into a more Paleo diet, I have added the use of cassava flour. I… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Pumpkin Tart with Maple Cinnamon Crust (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

You can make any pumpkin dish with butternut squash, add the appropriate spices and voila! You have pumpkin! I actually prefer to use butternut squash, kaboucha squash or a combination of the two, because I find pumpkin to be rather watery. The custard-like filling in… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Gelatin Gummies

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Gelatin Gummies post image

My favorite seasonal foods have to be apples and cranberries. I thought I would combine the two for a gut healthy treat for the kids. Gummies are full of gut nourishing collagen and gelatin and are a great way to get these nutrients into your… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Squash Cupcakes (Paleo, GAPS) post image

This week I made an abundance of winter squash and realized I've never combined it with cacao. What a great way to offer a grain free child a healthy treat! There are some people who shun any attempts to hide vegetables in other foods like… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raspberry-Lemon Gelatin Gummies

Recipe: Raspberry-Lemon Gelatin Gummies post image

This time of year brings us face to face with tons of toxic candy. When my son was little I asked him to turn his candy in to me and get something better – homemade treats and/or non-food treats. This is a healthy candy for… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Coconut Mango Pudding (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

I developed this recipe serrendipitously when I accidently left a shake in the refrigerator overnight. I was excited to see how thick and creamy it became. Soon, I stopped making a daily shake, and started to make this type of pudding in quantity for the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream with a Twist! (AIP, Paleo) post image

I feel like I hit the jackpot with this recipe. It is the only coconut ice cream recipe so far that delivers REALLY smooth non-dairy ice cream! The use of white sweet potato is brilliant and a nod goes out to Paleomom for this awesome… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Jam (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Rhubarb is one of the first spring vegetables to come in and one that gets me excited for the new season! This year I was able to source organic rhubarb and I grabbed it. Along with organic strawberries I thought I would make this easy… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo, GAPS) post image

Sometimes I'm in the mood for a simple chocolate chip cookie. I hate to try to buy any gluten free cookie because they have a lot of different grains and starches that I do not want to eat. These cookies are simple, easy to make… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Apple Tart (SCD, GAPS)

Recipe: Paleo Apple Tart (SCD, GAPS) post image

There really is no "right" season for an apple tart. It's appropriate any time of the year. This apple tart will impress your guests and complies with grain free, Paleo eating! Doesn't it look professional? There is one special pan you need – a tart… Click to Continue →

Top 10 Paleo Valentine Treats That Beat Toxic Commercial Candy! post image

Are you worried about all the HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) in all the commercial candy and chocolate these days? Well, you should be. Aside from all the additives, that candy is made from genetically modified corn and laced with glyphosate pesticides that work like… Click to Continue →